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Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic

Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic takes Berroco's favorite tweed and spices it up with a hint of glitz. It is the same super soft, stunning tweed as regular Blackstone Tweed with a strand of metallic. The sparkle doesn't overpower and it's a great way to add interest to your project. Made in Italy.

Content:
63% Wool/24% Superkid Mohair/10% Angora Rabbit Hair/3% Other Fibers
Weight/Yardage:
50g/127yd
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$0.00 ball
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BerrocoBlackstone Tweed Metallic
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (7)
  • Good weight (6)
  • Dyed evenly (4)
  • Knits quickly (4)
  • Easy to fix (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Hats (7)
  • Sweaters (6)
  • Scarves (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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4.0

Dependable and Stylish

By Mrs. Details

from Bloomfield, MI.

About Me Artist, Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Easy To Fix
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic:

    I used both the beige tweed and the
    raspberry tweed for gloves and embellished
    them with White Angora. Both these were
    gifts and the recipients were thrilled!

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    • No

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    5.0

    Beautiful classic tweed with flash

    By cdlang

    from Montrose, CO

    About Me Enthusiast

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic:

      I made a gorgeous tweedy sweater. The color will go with everything. I am really pleased.

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      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      This yarn is gorgeous

      By Barb

      from Tigard OR

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic:

        I am making a cable sweater and the cables pop. Love the softness of the tweed with it's earthy look that is dressed up by the subtle metallic thread. I purchased more to make another sweater, I love it so much. And after seeing my progress, several friends have also ordered it to start their sweaters.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Pretty!

        By Adi

        from Vernon, CT

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic:

          I made a sweet girly vest out of this yarn. The color was darker than I was expecting, but still pretty. The texture is full but not overwhelming. Stitch definition is great. This yarn has a sparkley filiment intertwined in it so the sparkle factor is fairly uniform through the knitting. All in all, a nice purchase on sale.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great Yarn!

          By Ubik

          from Raleigh, NC

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Fix
          • Hides Mistakes
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic:

            I love this yarn! It's a beautiful tweed with just the right amount of metallic sheen. It does have thick and thin spots but that's a calculated part of its look. However, I think high tension knitters will need to try to loosen up because of this. Also, I use a blunter bamboo needle and so I haven't broken the metallic thread yet, but I think it might be possible on sharp tipped needles if one is trying to knit for speed and "splits" the yarn plies.
            These aren't faults of the yarn, just things to watch out for so you get a good result!

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            • No

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            5.0

            Will buy this again

            By Betsplus3

            from Hudson, NH

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic:

                This knits up beautifully. Just the right amount of sparkle.

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                • No

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                3.0

                Different

                By capecarol

                from Cape Cod, Ma.

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                Pros

                • Hides Mistakes

                Cons

                • Coarse

                Best Uses

                • Hats

                Comments about Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic:

                Glitter was wove in nicely. Made for a special item as a look.
                To coarse to put directly on skin.
                I was suprised as it has mohair in it.
                I did make a hat with matching cowl.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                5.0

                Easy to work with - love the color

                By Barbara the Rabbit

                from Columbus, OH

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Berroco Blackstone Tweed Metallic:

                  I purchased this produce to knit a top-down sweater and it was a perfect choice. A perfect weight for a winter pullover. The variations in color add to the pattern of the sweater for a very interesting garment.

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                  • No

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